Newtown man pleads not guilty to calling cop “buggerer”

A trial has been set for a Newtown man who allegedly threatened and called a police officer a homosexual.

Frederick Xavier of Newton pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct in which allegedly called Constable M. Walters a ‘buggerer’ on September 1, 2010 at the Roseau Police Station.

He also pleaded not guilty to threatening Corporal P Bertrand by allegedly stating, “If I had my tool I would burst your belly,” on August 31 on Victoria Street, Newtown.

In addition, Xavier who appeared before Magistrate Candia George this morning, said he was not guilty of refusing to give his name and address to Corporal Bertrand.

He however pleaded guilty to another disorderly conduct charge where he stated, “If I write my name on a piece of paper you cannot read it. I tell you already you ‘tebeh’…” to Bertrand.

“I guilty for saying that,” he told the court this morning.

He was bailed for $5,000 with his mother as surety and will appear in court on November 16, 2010 for trial.

He was told to stay away from trouble while on bail and to report to the Roseau Police Station every Monday.

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    December 11, 2011

    DO 4DO

  2. zuma
    December 3, 2010

    *your mother man* stop being a nuisance and an uneducated fool

    respect must be given to one and all whether its a beggar a thief or a police man / woman, etc etc

    no one has right to disrespect his fellowmen

    that is why Dominica remains as strong in education as it is

    because in school we are taught to be respectful of one and all

    I am of the strong impression that you had a very poor education, hense the reason for your sily remarks

  3. town
    December 3, 2010

    a year ago some officers was arresting someone,when people came out to see what was happening ,more than one of the officers said what the f….k all you watching and more……….TO GET RESPECT YOU NEED TO EARN RESPECT

  4. junjay_98
    September 8, 2010

    All I can say is “Who the cap fits, let them wear it”.

  5. soldier
    September 6, 2010

    you all dominicans cursing plps mother every day like its nothin
    mother this mother that. and when u all travel to other countries
    u all scared. hmm. curse one of them niggas mother in the states
    see what will happen. the police should beat his a#$

  6. and meanwhile........
    September 4, 2010

    we must be the comedy island of the Caribbean wi. too much kicks in Dominica boy.

  7. September 4, 2010

    Just typical Dom-in-i-can lmao, See you all still living in the stone age, Where in 2010 you hear police arresting people for just a few words? I guess only in countries like Cuba & Venezuela with whom your government got strong ties with. People come on need me to elaborate on what i just said? The country is sinking slowly soon they will tell you what time to go to bed lol. COMMUNIST COUNTRY…

  8. Anonymous
    September 3, 2010

    hahahaha. oh boy. look jokes. so now adays people do not have freedom of speech. so i suppose if some one call me buller and call me illiterate i can box them down? Policemen have to set the example in order that people could respect them. trust me i think that goes far beyond calling bertrand a buller. There are policemen who insults women by calling them salop, nasty etc…. I wonder what happens when these women report to the station?????Bertrand believe that he is the law and think he can treat people like animals. Bertrand is like a dog in the force. they kick him out and want to prove his self because he want a badge of honour.

  9. the weather man
    September 3, 2010


  10. Anonymous
    September 3, 2010

    u are such a fool

  11. September 3, 2010

    @En Ba La: common man…it might sound petty but all u missing the point…my boy the have a right to report the man…dat is the officer’s right and u want to blame the man because he acted upon his rights…some of all u would ignore the man…some would take action by reporting some of all u would stand up and answer back…and some of all u woud fight wit the man….but the police made a wise choice instead of beating the man he could ignore the man but how all u know dat this could have been an ongoing ting so the police did not waste his time dats his right…no body should call ppl names doh matter how simple it looks…but de partner needs to be taught a lesson

  12. En Ba La
    September 3, 2010

    Imagine me going to the station filing a report that so-and-so called me “tebeh” and “buggerer” what would the police do on my behalf. Go down and have the person arrested?

    Come on things are getting out of hand in Dominca. I think this is petty – calling the police officer names I do not see this as a matter of going to court – threatening the police is different but did these officers even attend school – they are too swell headed – when one becomes a police officer no one can even call you a name.

  13. September 3, 2010

    all of all u dat just running all u mouth and sayin the police takin on petty tingz…..all just hypocrites u check….i cannot stand all one sided bias idiots…if it was one of all u dey had call dat see how much mapwee all would give the man but because is a police all u saying it petty….but all u not seein how desrespectful the man is and the standard is dropping he need to be taught some respect so i doh blaming the police….if the man could do dat to a police much less for one of all u…i hope wen ppl start to disrespect all u…all u doh run by a lawyer and take the person caught then all u would be really hyporcytes base on wat all u say about the police…..and if all u not accustom to reading defamatory is against the law in dominica…and the man threaten the police but all u just one to look at the part where he say u is a buggerer….wat about the threat…all u domincans…i sorry for all u wii

  14. anonymous
    September 3, 2010


  15. LOS LOBOS!!!
    September 3, 2010

    What’s most laughable,is the fact that bail was set at $5000.
    Say what?…..Disorderly conduct for saying what?…”if i write my name on a”…..What?….And he pleads guilty?.Get out of here, you cannot be serious……There must be much more than what was written,or what was said……
    The way in which (Criminal) Law is written,and what it states, “threats” are not established and substantiated by mere ifs’,what ifs’,and “if onlys”,etc…in other words,”if” does not established “fact”,but, “on conditions”,..”in case that”…(eg…If i were you….fact is, you are not me….if i was a dove i would fly…fact; you are not a dove,you can’t fly. If i had….fact,you don’t have.)…The Law is not based on assumptions…….
    Imaginative,is not enough to establish and prove motive. Therefore,It is not circumstantial.
    It must be “factual” and definitive in nature,to constitute a threat,or threats
    And since when mere expressions of opinions, a crime?…In a free and Democratic society,one is free to express his or her opinion. I may not neccessariy agree with what you have to say, that’s your prerogative.You are entittled to it. But it sure as heck,is not a crime…

    On the other hand ,if a Policeman in the execution of his duties, ask you for your name and address and you refuse to give him such information,then that, is an entirely different matter.

    Anyway…All the best………..

  16. Al Masari
    September 3, 2010

    Frederick shoyld receive a good beating on his damn mouth. He is a poopoo rasta and they should cut his locks. That man shoild be in jail. He has many matters pending before the courts.

    • man of da years
      July 16, 2011

      shut u ass the police harrassing him for how long now

  17. hilarious
    September 2, 2010

    well well…….this is a hilarious case but i have to say you have to respect the police men or women.But the question i have to ask is was the police dress in uniform?And maybe the police even insulted him,after all (tit for tat and butter for fat)

  18. nat
    September 2, 2010

    this is just a joke , why would tha court consider something as dome as that . this just waiting time and money. the police inspector should have bought some sence into this and coution that office that this make no sence. how many time we are being call name that we dont like ? get a life and consider doing your job that is protecting this very man who call you name , what up with the attitude ?

  19. mabouché
    September 2, 2010

    @undisputed: are you in support of police brutality ?

  20. undisputed
    September 2, 2010

    they wasting court time with them petty things them police should just beat mister all on his mouth and send him on his merry way

  21. mabouché
    September 2, 2010

    This is just proof that real freedom of speech doesn’t exist in Dominica & how police officers on that island tend to abuse their power of authority.
    Police officers in the U.S & Canada have lost count of how many times they’ve been called names that are worse.
    Calling a policeman a derogatory name is not disorderly conduct
    When will these idiotic, 5 cent cops get a life?

  22. Moon
    September 2, 2010

    Police just wasting the courts time! Was this police a raw recruit or something?

  23. pappy show
    September 2, 2010

    Eh beh weh……
    No work to do in Dominica?
    Well that police well tebeh for true
    Choops…and Candia the Magistrate entertaining these none sense in her court room?
    Awah wee

  24. lol
    September 2, 2010

    the first sentence got me laffing….this is hilarious!

    September 2, 2010

    OK let’s call the cop Copral Tebeh.

    September 2, 2010


  27. Envar
    September 2, 2010

    I look forward to the day that someone call each of you a name or cast a dirty remark and you all just smile and walk away..

    free society, freedom of speech…..

    let me start by saying hi, hello, and how is you all week so far to all the buggerers and tebehs reading a;ll now…. hhehehehehhehhehee

    freedom of speech is so good for the unaffected….

  28. Jane
    September 2, 2010

    @truth: careful truth, he might bring charges against you to…lmao

  29. Just Another Guy On The Street
    September 2, 2010

    It is interesting to hear how Bertrand has changed, time like before I doubt is court he would be going, lol. Anyway law is law regardless of how petty it is. If they had beat him up, in here would be a different set of post!!

  30. Pappa met
    September 2, 2010

    Dominica is just pure kicks eh…. Look joke… The maipwee burn that police eh lol

  31. Jane
    September 2, 2010

    look things eh…a police officer uses a young lady as a punching back and he gets to walk the streets and keep his job and a man calls a police office a tebe and he’s charged with disorderly conduct?…damn…WTF…are you serious? DNO really are you serious or you’re just trying to make us laugh cause you know laughter is good for the soul?…

  32. September 2, 2010

    anytime I Want to release some stress all i have to do is click on dominica news on line i must get a good laugh.

  33. Piper
    September 2, 2010

    Why do the courts even entertain that foolishness. Doesn’t freedom os speedh allow a citizen to call a cop a tebeh? Freedom of speech only works when you say nice things to people? The reverse is the test of real freedom of speech.

    I think the cop was upset by what the guy said and he is bringing a bunch of trumped up charges against him. The charges should all be thrown out and the cop given a good speech-off by the magistrate for wasting his time.

  34. Concerned
    September 2, 2010

    A rather skilled footballer! However, he has a problem managing his anger. The interesting thing is so does Bertrand.

  35. truth
    September 2, 2010

    bertrand ur damn little boy

  36. dopwell
    September 2, 2010

    go savanne paille

    September 2, 2010

    Next time call him elton John.

  38. September 2, 2010

    Oh GOd..LMAO..dats the best pieice of news i have ever read on DNO..Dat is so funny..Look Jokes..One ting Dominca has characters eh..hahahh

  39. Fattdoll
    September 2, 2010

    hahahahahahhahaah @ “If I write my name on a piece of paper you cannot read it. I tell you already you ‘tebeh’”

    We bondier…scratch my back for me..scratch my back for me…..I cannot laugh more again.

  40. Famme Beef
    September 2, 2010

    Wow… the law of the land upside down?

  41. 2sidezofdastoryz
    September 2, 2010

    now dominica has no justice no laws no watsoever because police could call people names and tell them what they feel like and theres no court case for them they brutalise people and abuse them and up till now i aint hear nothing about police find guilty for nothing and before u say something to a police next day u got to go to court but all those in the police force is just some wicked evil demonic spirits and they have to pay for all the wrong doings that they do some of them pretend to be against drugs and its the same drugs building their homes and buyin cars some body say preach it brother so i would like to know when will we get our justise in the uk police cant abuse or beat no one cause they know whats coming next in dominica police beat people mercilessly but monkey always know which and wat tree to climb

    September 2, 2010

    As long you sure of that, it is not a threat people come on t.v. let the world knows that so you can call him that why not . if he is not well you in trouble.

  43. Dominican and Proud!
    September 2, 2010

    aaaaahhh med apresan!!!!

  44. Anonymous
    September 2, 2010

    I find there are so many other trivial matters to be dealt with in the courtroom than this petty crime. We place emphasis too much on pettiness and the real stuff we slide under the table and pretend they don’t exist.

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